Medical Electronics

HARTING supplies cable assemblies for medical devices

Against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic, the HARTING Technology Group has taken numerous measures to protect its employees on the one hand, while ensuring that customers continue to benefit from a reliable supply of HARTING products and solutions on the other. “The protection of employees, but also maintaining the …

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Forward planning enables Sondrel’s Indian operations to continue uninterrupted despite COVID-19 lockdown

Contingency and Disaster planning should always be vital part of a company’s business plans as many companies are now discovering with the unprecedented effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. As of 25 March 2020, India is on nationwide lockdown of its 1.3 billion people with many now trying to work from …

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Anglia COVID task force prioritises available inventory and design support for ventilators

Anglia Components has announced the formation of a COVID task force to coordinate and allocate available inventory and FAE resources to support customers designing or manufacturing ventilators and other vital medical equipment to help address the COVID-19 emergency. Steve Rawlins, CEO of Anglia commented, “At Anglia, we are committed to …

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Scientists developing point of care COVID-19 test

A team of scientists from the University of Surrey, Lancaster University and Brunel University are developing an easy-to-use test that can inform people if they have COVID-19 in just half an hour. The proposed molecular test and smartphone app would let people who are self-isolating test themselves, and allow health …

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Oxford and King’s developing prototype for rapidly deployable ventilator

An interdisciplinary team of engineers and medics is addressing ways to increase the UK’s capacity for ventilator manufacture. Engineers, anaesthetists and surgeons from the University of Oxford and King’s College London are building and testing prototypes that can be manufactured using techniques and tools available in well-equipped university and small …

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CORONAVIRUS JOB RETENTION SCHEME COULD LEAD TO “WORKER RESENTMENT”

The detail of the Government’s new coronavirus job retention scheme, announced on Friday, has been questioned by leading engineering services trade body ECA. While ECA supports the principle and objectives of the scheme, there is concern over the detail. Notably, ECA believes that the divide created between workers kept on, …

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Fountech.Ventures, new next gen deep tech incubator, launches in US and UK

Fountech.Ventures, a next generation incubator for deep tech startups, has launched in the US and UK. The subsidiary company of Fountech.ai, a four-year-old international AI think tank and parent company to a number of specialist AI and deep tech firms, is based in Austin, Texas, US and originated in London, …

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600W Class I and Class II 3”x 5” medical and industrial power supplies

TDK Corporation (TSE 6762) announces the introduction of the 600W rated TDK-Lambda brand CUS600M series of AC-DC power supplies. With efficiencies of up to 96 per cent internal heating is minimised, allowing reliable operation in the industry standard 3” x 5” footprint. The series is certified to the medical and …

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Enhancing embedded cyber defences

Nexus Industrial Memory, exclusive distributor of ATEK’s Datakey products in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Scandinavia, is now supplying the new CryptoAuthentication line of memory tokens. The line comprises four products; the IAT4.5Kb, the IAX4.5Kb, the IAT10.5Kb and the IAX10.5Kb. All are ideal for embedded systems that require …

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